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NEWS AT A GLANCE

. By a recent edict, the cultivation of opium in China must cease entirely by the year 1917 The crop is reduced by one-tenth each year, and all those using opium in 1917 will be banished. — The Nelson Evening Mail, June 14 1907 . The Sports Direct on Baker Street has actually closed down. A [...]

NEWS AT A GLANCE

. A lady of limited means residing in the country says that her garden clothes herself and her daughter. — The Nelson Evening Mail, August 31 1906 . There is a typo in Punjabi birth certificates. Since January 2013, a Russian cruise ship has been drifting unmanned in the North Atlantic. Toxic trolls are pushing Vicky [...]

Two Chinese Texts

(for Dominic Hilton) i)  Your seat is empty this evening… ii)  Who, then, will eat the avocado?

Fragment (after Sappho)

no more for me the honey or the bee (i.e. thee)

The hashtags of Omar Khayyam

#verses #wine #bread #thou (Enow?)

Summer

A cheeky robin pecks at my al fresco lunch. BANG! ………No more robin.